warfare

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Etymology[edit]

Mid 15thc., Middle English werefare, from Middle English werre (war) +‎ fare (journey, going), equivalent to war +‎ fare.

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Noun[edit]

warfare (usually uncountable, plural warfares)

  1. The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy.
  2. Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare.

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Verb[edit]

warfare (third-person singular simple present warfares, present participle warfaring, simple past and past participle warfared)

  1. To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.

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